Hawker food: "Penang "Wanton Mee"" Top 5 Page for this destination Street Food & Hawkers Tip by SLLiew

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"Wanton Mee" is a yellow wheat noodle that is cooked in hot water then cooled and then dipped again. A special soya sauce based gravy is added over the steaming noodles. It served with slices of chicken and pork and with wanton (wrapped dumplings) where the dish gets it name.

Wanton mee is also served in a soup option. Sometimes the wanton is served separately in a bowl of soup or when ordered in a large bowl of wanton is called "Sui Kow". There are some stall which deep fried their wantons. Sliced green chilly is offered to add extra flavor.

This dish is found all over in Malaysia with each locality with their own version of the noodles. Also called "Kolo Mee" or "Ta Mee" (dry noodle).

It is a standard hawker fare and found in all hawker centers and coffee shops in Penang.

Address: Many to be found in Penang.
Directions: Located throughout the city.
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Theme: Local

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  • Written Jan 14, 2007
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